After an evaluation period that lasted four long months, the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team has been announced. The roster, which consists of 23 players, will compete starting in February during the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Now, the question at the top of mind for hockey fans is: “When is it time to watch?”
The U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team has been categorized into Group A, along with several other countries, including Russia, Finland and Canada. The competition will be among these teams and will start on Sunday, Feb. 11. The first game for the U.S. team will be against Finland and airs at 2:40 a.m. Eastern Time.
The gold-medal game is set to be played at 12:10 a.m. Eastern Time, on Thursday, Feb. 22.
According to the schedule that is currently out and available on the Team USA Hockey News website, the preliminary matches for the U.S. will take place between Feb. 11 and Feb. 15. All these matches are going to be played at the Kwandong Hockey Centre, which can seat up to 6,000 spectators. As far as the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals go, the players have yet to be announced, but these will run Saturday, Feb. 17 through Thursday, Feb. 22. These games are set to be played at the Gangneung Hockey Centre, which has room for 10,000 spectators.
There will be a total of eight teams competing in the women’s ice hockey competition, with 12 countries being represented between the men’s and women’s teams.
While each of the games the Women’s U.S. Ice Hockey Team play in will be exciting and worth tuning into, most fans are really looking forward to the game between the U.S. Women’s Team and Canada, which is set to air Thursday, Feb. 14 at 10:10 p.m. Eastern Time.
If you are a fan of ice hockey on any level, then there’s no question you need to tune in to watch the American ladies and see how they perform. Utilizing the provided schedule, people around the world will know when the next game is coming on and and who goes to the gold-medal game.
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